Amory House

Southwold, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 3 Star
  • In the heart of Southwold on the Suffolk coast, self catering at this big house will suit anyone looking for charm and comfort, a sandy beach, a day on the pier or fine food and of course Adnams beer.  With two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor Amory House is suitable for those with some mobility challenges.

You can book this property from:

  • £1686 per week
  • £241 per night
  • 3 Star

Description

An elegant Victorian villa in the heart of Southwold, Amory House has been sympathetically restored to a good standard. Sleeping 10, it is the perfect base for a large family or group of friends seeking a seaside break. With bedrooms and bathrooms on both floors, if offers maximum flexibility. The property is situated in a perfect position to explore Southwold, next to the wonderful independent shops and only a short walk down the High Street to the famous pier beach.

DUNWICH 8.5 miles (13.5 km) , RSPB MINSMERE 11 miles (17.5 km), ALDEBURGH 19 miles (30.5 km)

Amory House is located on the High Street, right in the centre of the popular seaside town of Southwold. It's close to the many delightful shops, a number of excellent Adnams pubs serving beer fresh from the brewery in town, and all the fine restaurants Southwold has to offer. What's more, Amory House is just a 5-minute walk from the famous pier and sandy beach, with its iconic painted beach huts. The fantastic Southwold Electric Picture Palace is just a short stroll from the house.

The house has been tastefully refurbished to provide excellent accommodation for all the family, with stripped wooden floors in all reception rooms, original Victorian marble fire places, and Victorian tiles in the hall. There is both a comfortable drawing room and a separate sitting room with a log burning stove, TV, DVD and games for the children.

The house also boasts two lovely ground floor bedrooms, with an extra large shower room next door, making it suitable for those with some mobility problems. The spacious kitchen and breakfast room is the true heart of the house; this lovely bright space will draw you out of bed on a sunny morning for a lovely family breakfast around the large table. A paved terrace, with garden furniture and barbecue, makes for wonderful alfresco dining, and the large enclosed rear garden has been planted with shrub-beds and attractive mature trees - just the place for relaxing after a day by the seaside!  

Southwold is Suffolk's best known seaside town. Untouched by the eyesores of modernity, it is a firm favourite with locals as well as travellers from afar - and it's not hard to see why. Home to the Adnams brewery, it boasts some of the best pubs (as well as the best beers) in the country. With a constant supply of fresh fish, its restaurants are excellent. Add to this the newly renovated pier, the blue-flag sandy beach and its brightly coloured beach huts, all overlooked by the iconic Southwold lighthouse, and you are in for a treat whatever time of the year you choose to visit.

One of the most desirable holiday destinations in the country, Southwold has become a popular destination for the famous. Often described in the press as 'Hampstead on Sea', it is a frequent backdrop for films and TV dramas - much of the award winning film Iris was shot here. Take a stroll out to the end of the pier and look back at the picture-perfect seafront and you will understand why. A popular haunt for artists and writers such as George Orwell, it is well known for its autumn literary festival and summer theatre.

To find out more about Southwold and the surrounding area, do take a look at our information site Visit Southwold.

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds
  • 6 single beds

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wet room

Families

  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Enclosed garden
  • Barbecue

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner

Nearby activities

  • Walking

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Wet room

Reviews

This was such a wonderful find! Gorgeous property, really elegantly furnished and decorated. It was absolutely spotless when we arrived.

Miss Amy P,

Ideal for a large family gathering.

Mr Geoff T,

Spacious and flexible property. Three bathroom facilities ..very useful. Garden a great asset ...enclosed and not overlooked

Ms Caroline A,

Great property in an excellent location

Cliff C

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